Berlin-based software manufacturer microTOOL is platform partner of Scaled Agile Inc, providers of the Scaled Agile Framework®, abbreviated as SAFe®. This framework was published in 2010 by Dean Leffingwell and is intended to help enterprises with a holistic approach to “agile” and “lean”. SAFe combines practices from Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, Kanban, Lean and principles of Don Reinertsen’s Product Development Flow to a large model, with which many teams can follow agile concepts together. Today, SAFe is available in Version 5.0, 70 percent of Fortune 100 companies use it and more than 500,000 certified practitioners are registered. With objectiF RPM for SAFe, microTOOL offers software which helps users to put SAFe into practice. For this purpose, the solution offers preconfigured, adaptable backlogs, dashboards, diagrams, patterns, document templates, Kanban boards and workflows.
As a Platform Partner, microTOOL is working on creating a company-wide platform for collaboration, quality management and business intelligence, with which users can visualize, control, manage and execute their work according to SAFe. microTOOL draws on over 36 years of experience in software development and has been familiar with the methods that make up the framework for many years. SAFe certified employees have put their methodical knowledge into the development of objectiF RPM for SAFe and have decisively shaped functions for requirements engineering, project increment planning and risk management.
objectiF RPM for SAFe currently offers support for requirements analysis, requirements engineering, PI planning, team and iteration planning, software design, implementation, and test and risk management. With Version 6.0 of objectiF RPM, which will be released at the beginning of May, functionality for Lean Portfolio Management will be added. A free 30-day trial version of objectiF RPM for SAFe can downloaded here: https://www.microtool.de/en/products/objectif-rpm/templates/for-safe/download-now/